April 10th: Restaurant Catering Hot Target Sales Workshop – Atlanta, Georgia

During this two-hour workshop, restaurant operators learn who to the best markets are to target when it comes to catering sales, the top companies within each market, how to target these companies right down to developing a sales plan and closing the deal . Click here for more information.

June 19th in Denver: The 2018 Restaurant Takeout, Delivery and Catering Symposium

This full day event hosted by Catering Insights and featuring restaurant and food sector leaders will include interactive discussion on trends, challenges and opportunities related to restaurant off-premise.  Click here for more information.

The 5 Pillars of Successful Restaurant Takeout, Delivery & Catering

The 5 Pillars is a strategic business framework we built to help restaurant operators and food service professionals looking to maximize revenue potential from takeout, delivery and catering, and take advantage of the off-premise paradigm shift. There’s a food technology revolution happening, and it’s all about the mobile consumer—talk to us to about workshops, training an consulting services aimed at helping you master the off-premise opportunity!

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The Catering Institute touched on all the hot buttons that we need in the restaurant industry to become more successful every day.

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By Erle Dardick

Get Catering and Grow Sales

A Strategic Perspective for the Multi-Unit Restaurant Executive

An essential book for anyone starting a catering business out of restaurants. “This book should be required reading for every restaurant executive before they attempt to create a catering strategy.” – VP of Marketing for McAlister’s Deli “Erle has captured the how, what and why of multi-unit restaurant catering execution done right.” – President of Go Roma Italian Kitchen

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We provide online and on-site training to help restaurant operators grow sales and increase profits from their off-premise operations. Courses are designed to deliver the right skills and knowledge to boost your team’s capabilities, capacity, productivity, and performance.

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Measure and raise your performance by having your restaurants and team members certified for the 5 Pillars framework. Certification is also available for supply chain partners who want to better serve their customers by helping them to improve their off-premise operations.

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Spend time with our certified faculty members to get help with benchmarking, program design, sales, marketing, operations, menu optimization, and all other aspects of your off-premise operations.

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Over the past 18 years Erle has demonstrated his visionary capability in the multi-unit restaurant environment.

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Our faculty experts have decades of experience in helping restaurant operators grow sales and increase profits in takeout, delivery, and catering.

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